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The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life

Published June 24th by Basic Books first published December 31st Adaptado de la tesis principal de este libro. Swlfpages. One of those rare social science books that blew my mind, and I read it 22 years after it was published.

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Highly relevant commentary on the self in postmodern society. To see what your friends thought slef this book, please sign up. Gergen avoids all the pedantic pitfalls that most POMO books fall into: Return to Book Page. I thought I had my fill back in the 90’s, but now I have a pile of books from the library and most of them are POMO-themed, some of them I’ve already read and some of them are new to me Take Gergen’s discussions and use your brain to apply them to today.

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The Saturated Self: Dilemmas Of Identity In Contemporary Life by Kenneth J. Gergen

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Cultural studies at its finest. This powerful and provocative book draws from a wide range of disciplines—from anthropology to psychoanalysis, from film and fiction to literary theory—to explore these profound changes in our u Today’s ever-expanding communications technologies force us to relate to more people and institutions than ever before, challenging the way we view ourselves and our relationships.

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Are people still talking about post-modernism in graduate school? This book could be Post-Modernism and You. Today’s ever-expanding communications technologies force us to relate to more people and institutions than ever before, challenging the way we view ourselves and our relationships.

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